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Biochemistry Student Wins American Chemical Society Fellowship for Innovative Work

May 12, 2016 | Uncategorized

The path to an undergraduate degree majoring in biochemistry has been anything but typical or easy for Lehman junior, George Maio. The 29-year old graduated in 2009 from Saint Thomas Aquinas College in Rockland County with a degree in marketing. After several years in the marketing and advertising industries, he realized he wanted a career in the […]

Lehman College Macaulay Honors Grad Receives $200,000 in Scholarships to Attend Medical School

May 12, 2016 | Uncategorized

Lehman College and Macaulay Honors College alumnus Cesar Andrade is about to begin what will certainly be four of the toughest but most rewarding years of his life. As an incoming student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Manhattan, the Lehman class of 2014 graduate wants to pursue a career as a primary care physician […]

City Tech Professor’s New Novel Explores World of Turkish Jews: Book Reading & Signing at the City Tech Bookstore and Café, May 12, 3-5 p.m.

May 6, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

The City Tech Bookstore and Café will host a book reading and signing event with Professor Jane Mushabac, Department of English, to celebrate the publication of her novel, His Hundred Years, A Tale (Albion-Andalus Books, 2016), published under her pen name Shalach Manot. The novel, which won the Leapfrog Press award, is about a Turkish […]

Alumina Energy, LLC and The City University of New York (CUNY) are pleased to announce that Alumina Energy is the exclusive licensee for The Packed Bed Thermal Energy Storage (PB-TES) technology developed by the late CUNY Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, Dr. Reuel Shinnar

May 6, 2016 | The University

Alumina Energy and The City University of New York have finalized an agreement between the two parties that names Alumina Energy as the exclusive licensee for the groundbreaking packed bed thermal energy storage technology (PB-TES) developed by the late Distinguished Professor Dr. Reuel Shinnar, and his co-inventors, Dr. Hitesh Bindra and Dr. Pablo Bueno.

City Tech Foundation to Host 2016 Best of New York Award Dinner at New York Hilton Midtown

May 6, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

The City Tech (New York City College of Technology-CUNY) Foundation will host its 2016 Best of New York Award Dinner on Thursday, May 19 in the Trianon Ballroom at the New York Hilton Midtown, Avenue of the Americans at 53rd Street in Manhattan. The evening will begin with a Guest of Honor Reception at 6:00 […]

CCNY Doctoral student Jamie Kass helps Japan with invasive raccoon problem

May 5, 2016 | City College

To curb the advance of invasive raccoons on the island nation, City College of New York doctoral student Jamie Kass will work with Japanese scientists to model and track their spread. Kass is the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant to conduct research on this management issue through the East Asia Pacific Studies Institutes.

Kingsborough Community College’s Eco-Festival Opens May 12 with a Keynote Address by Jacqueline Patterson

May 2, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Keynote speaker Jacqueline Patterson will address how communities, making decisions based on principles of sustainability and human rights and well-being, can live harmony with each other and the earth.

Five Macaulay Honors College Students Win Salk Scholarships

April 29, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates seniors Alex Bonilla (City College), Danielle Cohen (Queens College), Muhddesa Lakhana (City College) Christos Mouzakitis (Queens College) and alumna Jennifer Zagelbaum ’15 (Hunter College) for receiving CUNY’s Jonas E. Salk Scholarship. The Salk Scholarship identifies students entering the fields of medicine and the biological […]

Arlinda Draga enjoys a feast of art and cuisine in Florence

April 28, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Arlinda Draga ’16 is a Verrazano student studying Biology with a Biochemistry minor and took advantage of a study abroad opportunity to travel abroad to Florence, Italy, in the winter of 2016 to feast on the arts and the cuisine. I had an amazing experience on my study abroad trip to Florence, Italy this past […]

BMCC Among Beneficiaries of the Goldman Sachs Gives Community College Fund

April 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

    Goldman Sachs, in collaboration with the American Association of Community Colleges, has announced the nine community colleges, including Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) selected to receive grants from the Goldman Sachs Gives Community College Fund, which was created to strengthen community college endowments in support of need-based financial aid and build on […]

World Science Festival and Con Edison Bring Scientific Exploration to Each of New York City’s Five Boroughs with City of Science, Beginning May 7 at Lehman College

April 27, 2016 | Lehman College

The World Science Festival and Con Edison are pleased to announce City of Science, a buzzing mini-metropolis of free interactive exhibits and demonstrations that will travel to each of New York City’s five boroughs, engaging New Yorkers of all ages in the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math. Produced by the Festival and presented by Con Edison, the daylong City of Science expos feature mind-expanding demonstrations and hands-on activities. Like the highly successful first World Science Festival Brisbane (March 9-13), City of Science represents the Festival growing in its mission to bring science to a broad general audience.

Hunter’s Accent on Excellence: Five Students Win the State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship

April 26, 2016 | Hunter College

The Department of State has awarded its nationally competitive 2016 Critical Language Scholarship to five students at Hunter: Omar Albert ’17, Faiza Masood ’17, Hajara Masood ’17, Drake Logan and Alexandra Ehrreich. CLS funds summer study abroad for talented, high-achieving students. Its goal is to build the ranks of Americans gaining fluency in key languages […]

Baruch College Hosts Seminar on Business and Climate Change with Climate and Human Rights Specialist Dr. Edward Cameron

April 25, 2016 | Baruch College

The Provost’s Faculty Research Seminar at Baruch College invites you to its second seminar of the Spring 2016 Climate Change Series with climate and human rights specialist Edward Cameron on Thursday, May 5.

City Tech Professor’s Film to be Screened at the NYC Short Documentary Film Festival

April 22, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Professor Kylie Garcelon’s film Pwofesè nan Kulinèr (The Culinary Professor) will be screened at the 2nd Annual NYC Short Documentary Film Festival (NYCSDFF) on May 1, 3 p.m., at 358 West 44th Street, (44th Street and 9th Ave) in Midtown Manhattan. Garcelon, a professor in the Department of Hospitality Management, created Pwofesè nan Kulinèr to highlight the work […]

Study By Hunter Professor: The Latest on Lemurs

April 22, 2016 | Hunter College

Most people have heard of the butterfly effect – the notion that one small change in a system can have vast effects down the line – but what about the lemur effect? According to a recent study co-authored by Hunter Assistant Professor of Anthropology Andrea L. Baden, lemurs are not only interesting to look at; […]

Kingsborough Community College alumnus Angelina Volkova one of 9 CUNY students awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

April 21, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Angelina Volkova, a Hunter College student and KCC alumnus, has won a National Science Foundation grant

BMCC Receives Visit from Middle States Liaison

April 20, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Dr. Ellie Fogarty speaks to BMCC community.   Dr. Ellie Fogarty, Vice President of Institutional Field Relations, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)— and BMCC’s Middle States Liaison — visited the college on April 18 and delivered a presentation, followed by a Q & A session, to shed light on the Middle States […]

Marta Zaraska: Angry? Maybe it’s something you ate

April 20, 2016 | The University

Ate something bitter? It can make you judgmental. Feeling love is all around? It can make even water taste sweeter. Not only do our emotions influence our perceptions of taste, but what we taste can also change how we feel, scientists have found.

Policing Reproduction: A Symposium at Macaulay Honors College

April 20, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York and Professor Elizabeth Reis host a free, public symposium, Policing Reproduction, to discuss the erosion of rights facing pregnant women on May 15 and May 16. This symposium will bring together a diverse range of scholars, students, and the public to discuss alarming trends in […]

CUNY Baccalaureate Junior Ava Ghadimi Wins CUNY Nobel Science Challenge and NSF REU

April 20, 2016 | CUNY Baccalaureate

We are very pleased to announce that Ava Ghadimi, a junior in the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies program, whose home college is Baruch, has been awarded first prize in the Physics category of the 2016 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge. Ava is pursuing areas of concentration in Physics and Mathematics under the mentorship […]